The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xilinx
Rank 606 574 553
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -21
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 10 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.046% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-26.47% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.50 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25444 24019 24999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 46.23% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 13651 12918
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1249 1189 1370
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 9 £313 -26.47% 12
South West - 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 1
South East -38 2 £313 - 8
East of England -14 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2

Xilinx
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xilinx also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xilinx.

1 10 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (75.00%) VHDL
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Avionics
4 7 (58.33%) DO-254
4 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) C
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) Ada
6 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
6 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (8.33%) Actel
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (8.33%) Firmware
7 1 (8.33%) ASIC
7 1 (8.33%) CAD
7 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (8.33%) Simulink
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Verilog

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xilinx also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xilinx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (66.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (75.00%) VHDL
3 1 (8.33%) Verilog
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) UML
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (8.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) DO-254
2 2 (16.67%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (8.33%) Actel
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